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In This Issue:

Front Page
Senate Focuses on Housing Fix to Jump Start the Economy
Albany Builders Put Strength of Their Market in the News
EPA Releases Lead Paint Rule
Coast to Coast
Up With the Downpayment
Housing Forum
Health of Home Building Industry Key to Our Economy
Politics & Government
‘No Match’ Rule Reissued While Injunction Remains in Place
Plan to Attend the 2008 NAHB Legislative Conference
Economics & Finance
Eye on the Economy: Policy Support for Housing Needed
Useful Links to Monitor Economic and Housing Trends
Tips
Builder’s Tip: A Tangle-Free Way to Unroll Electric Cable
Business Management
Four Simple Steps on How to Deal With Abusive Customers
Submit Comments by June 1 to Update ‘Performance Guidelines’
Technology
Home Automation Is a Smart Path to Going Green
Safety
Language Barriers Could Contribute to Job Site Fatalities
50Plus Housing
'EasyLiving Home' Program Appeals to 50+ Home Buyers
Remodelers
Women Remodelers Honored for Community Contributions
Remodelers’ Spring Board Preview
Design
Learn to Design for Today’s Market at Design Institute
Education
Earn Designations at NAHB Conferences in New Orleans
Education Calendar
Green Building
Record Crowd Expected at New Orleans Green Conference
Regulation
EPA Publishes Final Wetlands Mitigation Rule
Legal
Court Decisions Limit Scope of EPA Wetlands Rules
Key Deer at Center of Flood Insurance Court Battle
Labor
Gulfport Mayor Praises HBI’s Operation Reconstruct
Building Products
Kwikset Locks Can Be Re-Keyed in 30 Seconds
TV
NAHB-Produced Programs on DIY, Fine Living and HGTV
Endowment
Glunt Scholar Puts Passion for Nature to Work on Storm Water
Applications for Herman J. Smith Scholarships Due May 5
Association News
Get Free ‘April Is New Homes Month,’ Resources Online Now
Rutenberg and Elliott Running for NAHB Vice President/Secretary
Spring Board Meeting Set for April 29-May 3 in Washington
'Interview Skills' Sold Out; Few 'Presentation Skills' Spots Remain
Renew or Join the Public Relations Exchange by April 15
Drive Away With a Shiny New $500 GM Private Offer
UPS Offers Up to 30% Discount to NAHB Members on Shipping
The Hertz Green Collection: Reserve and Conserve
Calendar of Events
NAHB Career Center

Related Articles

Rutenberg and Elliott Running for NAHB Vice President/Secretary

Spring Board Meeting Set for April 29-May 3 in Washington

'Interview Skills' Sold Out; Few 'Presentation Skills' Spots Remain

Renew or Join the Public Relations Exchange by April 15

Drive Away With a Shiny New $500 GM Private Offer

UPS Offers Up to 30% Discount to NAHB Members on Shipping

The Hertz Green Collection: Reserve and Conserve

Calendar of Events

Get Free ‘April Is New Homes Month,’ Resources Online Now

 

 

This "smart shoppers ad" is one of several free resources available in the NAHB New Homes Month promotional toolkit.

This April, NAHB celebrates New Homes Month to again highlight the benefits of homeownership and, in particular, buying a new home.

New homes today are better than ever before, with numerous features and amenities to accommodate today’s discerning home buyers and their busy lifestyles. New technologies, more efficient square footage and improved layouts make today’s new homes more comfortable and livable than at any time in the past.

New homes are also more energy-efficient. In fact, new homes built today are about twice as energy-efficient as new homes were just 20 years ago.

To help you take full advantage of New Homes Month, NAHB has developed a free, online promotional toolkit packed with resources and materials for builders and local associations to use throughout the month.

The promotional toolkit — available to members only — includes a series of articles, advertisements, consumer flyers and other resources to help maximize New Homes Month.

These materials can be used to promote spring home shows or parades of homes and other special events you may be planning in April.

To view the resources available in the New Homes Month promotional toolkit, click here.

For more information, e-mail Brooke Fishel at NAHB, or call her at 800-368-5242 x8061.


 

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